*************************************************************************** CONGRATULATORY AND MEMORIAL CALENDAR Wednesday, May 25, 2005 10:00 A.M. *************************************************************************** ********CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS******** HR 1432 Menendez Recognizing September 2005 as Tejano Heritage Month in Texas. HR 1602 Dawson Congratulating Bob and Ann Joyner of Pearland on their 50th wedding anniversary. HR 1606 Wong Congratulating Wang Chi of Houston on her birthday and commending her for her many contributions to the community. HR 1608 Ritter / Deshotel Honoring Joseph Domino of Beaumont for his receipt of a 2005 Distinguished Alumni Award from Lamar University. HR 1611 Hunter / Hilderbran / Chavez Commending the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission on their collaboration in developing the Texas Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Trail. HR 1612 Farabee Honoring Betty Jo Harvey of Wichita Falls for her receipt of a MetLife Foundation Older Volunteers Enrich America Award. HR 1621 Farabee Honoring Pat Gorman on being named the 2005 Small Business Person of the Year by the Wichita Falls Board of Commerce and Industry. HR 1623 Casteel Honoring Texas Air National Guard Major Scott Galliardt of Boerne for his service to his country and for his contributions in behalf of his fellow soldiers. HR 1626 Raymond Commending Ray Scott for his contributions to fishing and hunting in Texas and beyond. HR 1629 Eiland Recognizing May 12, 2005, as the Texas Retired Teachers Association "Texas Retired School Personnel Day." HR 1630 Hodge Honoring Meg and Jay Propes of Austin on the birth of their son, Walker Henson Propes. HR 1631 Dutton Recognizing the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association on the occasion of its 26th annual Hall of Honor Awards Banquet. HR 1632 Jones, Jesse / Dunnam Congratulating New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Wheelock on the dedication of its church bell. HR 1633 Jones, Jesse / Dunnam Honoring New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Wheelock on its notable anniversary celebration. HR 1635 Martinez Recognizing the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Weslaco on May 18, 2005. HR 1638 Otto Congratulating Megan Laws on graduating from Tom C. Clark High School in San Antonio. HR 1639 Bailey Honoring Reyes Torres Garcia, Jr., for his exceptional service to his community. HR 1640 Bailey Congratulating Meryl-Ina Samantha Kizzee of the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council on winning a Girl Scout Gold Award. HR 1641 Dunnam Congratulating David Fernandez and Latisha Renay Ford on being selected as members of the 2005 UIL State One-Act Play Honor Crew. HR 1643 Rodriguez Honoring Sara Bechtold of Houston Elementary School for being named Austin ISD's 2005 Teacher of the Year. HR 1644 Escobar Congratulating the Texas A&M University--Kingsville football team for an outstanding 2004 season. HR 1646 Hodge Recognizing June 20-24, 2005, as National Healthcare Risk Management Week. HR 1650 Laubenberg Honoring Dr. John Dale Coble on being named the 2004 Optometrist of the Year. HR 1651 Laubenberg Congratulating Carol Ray on her retirement from the Lovejoy ISD. HR 1652 Solis Congratulating Dr. Gerald Whitson of Harlingen on being named Physician of the Year by the staff of Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen. HR 1656 Hamilton Congratulating Don Briscoe of Beaumont on being named to the Pinnacle Club by Clear Channel Communications, Inc. HR 1657 Hamilton Congratulating Trent and Melanie Marshall of Orange on the birth of their son, Andrew Jackson Marshall. HR 1659 Bohac Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Pine Shadows Elementary School in Houston. HR 1700 Smith, Todd Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Chamber of Commerce. HR 1701 Wong Recognizing Mikail Ashvin Wijesekera of Houston on his first birthday. HR 1703 Craddick Honoring Bobby and Billie Dyer of Midland on their 60th wedding anniversary. HR 1715 Davis, Yvonne Honoring Destinee Nacole Waiters of San Antonio on her service as an intern during the 79th Legislative Session. HR 1716 Davis, Yvonne Honoring Melisha S. Craft of Houston on her service as an intern during the 79th Legislative Session. HR 1722 Branch Congratulating Coach Tim Marzuola of Highland Park High School on being named the 2005 UIL State Wrestling Coach of the Year. HR 1723 Branch Congratulating the Highland Park High School wrestling team on winning the 2005 state championship. HR 1724 Branch Congratulating the Highland Park High School girls swimming team on winning its fifth straight Class 4A state championship. HR 1726 Branch Honoring Texans Can! on its 20th anniversary. HR 1728 Gonzalez Toureilles Honoring U.S. Army Sergeant Nieves Rodriguez, Jr., for his service in Iraq. HR 1729 Gonzalez Toureilles Honoring Dr. Euell Crisp for his dedication to the residents of Alice. HR 1730 Gonzalez Toureilles Honoring Armando Marroquin of Alice for providing scholarships for high school seniors. HR 1731 Gonzalez Toureilles Congratulating Adan Valadez on his receipt of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Humanitarian Award from the office of the mayor of Alice. HR 1732 Gonzalez Toureilles Congratulating Eva Richardson on her receipt of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Humanitarian Award from the office of the mayor of Alice. HR 1733 Quintanilla Recognizing the Sparks Housing Development Corporation for 15 years of service in east El Paso County. HR 1735 Quintanilla Honoring Chris Forbes on being named the 2004-2005 Outstanding Ex Student by the Alumni Association of Austin High School in El Paso. HR 1737 Leibowitz Congratulating Max Lucado of San Antonio on being named America's Best Preacher in the April 2005 issue of Reader's Digest magazine. HR 1738 Leibowitz Congratulating Joyce W. Dorrycott of San Antonio on the occasion of her 75th birthday. HR 1740 Gonzales Honoring Steve Ahlenius on his achievements as president and chief executive officer of the McAllen Chamber of Commerce. HR 1741 Gonzales Honoring Michael A. Allen for his contributions to the economic development of the Rio Grande Valley. HR 1742 Gonzales Honoring Monica Weisberg-Stewart of McAllen for her outstanding civic contributions. HR 1743 Gonzales Honoring Veena and Varsha Namboodiri of McAllen on the occasion of their Annaprasana. HR 1744 Gonzales Commending Cynthia M. Sakulenzki for her work as president and CEO of the McAllen Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. HR 1745 Hill Honoring Eamon Kennedy of Arapaho Elementary School in Richardson for being selected the Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. HR 1747 Escobar Honoring Raul Garza for his contributions to the students of Kingsville ISD. HR 1748 Escobar Honoring Reynaldo Candia of Primera for his efforts as a civil rights activist and advocate. HR 1751 Merritt Honoring the 2005 Kilgore Rotary Club Scholar Athletes for their academic and athletic accomplishments. HR 1752 Merritt Honoring Casey Zager of Longview for his participation in the international exchange program Beyond Borders. HR 1753 Merritt Honoring Travis Martin on being named the Lion of the Year by the Kilgore Lions Club. HR 1754 Merritt Honoring O. Rufus Lovett of Kilgore College on being named a Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation of San Antonio. HR 1755 Merritt Honoring Roy and Louise Hollingsworth of Longview on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary. HR 1756 Merritt Honoring the city of Lindale on the occasion of its centennial celebration. HR 1757 Merritt Honoring Shannon Marie Mitchell of Longview for her receipt of the Rase Brothers Award from The University of Texas Department of Chemical Engineering. HR 1758 Merritt Honoring David and Caranelle Bodenheimer of Gladewater on their 50th anniversary. HR 1759 Keel Commending members of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, for their service during Operation Iraqi Freedom. HR 1763 Riddle Honoring Deborah Mary Folsom on the occasion of her 60th birthday. HR 1765 Grusendorf Recognizing Wayne Ogle for his service to the city of Arlington. HR 1767 Gallego Congratulating Julio Cesar Dovalina of Austin on his receipt of the St. Edward's University Presidential Award in 2005. HR 1770 Gallego Honoring St. James Episcopal School in Del Rio on its 50th anniversary. HR 1773 Gallego Honoring Joyce Miles on her retirement from Sul Ross State University Wildenthal Memorial Library. HR 1775 Baxter Honoring Sarah Jean Durkee on her high school graduation. HR 1776 Jones, Jesse Congratulating the recipients of the 2005 Seagoville Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards. HR 1777 Smith, Todd Honoring Pam Conley for her years of service as a member of the Bedford City Council. HR 1778 Smith, Todd Honoring Edward and Wanda Parker on their golden wedding anniversary. HR 1779 Smith, Todd Honoring Ron May of Bedford for his service as a member of the board of Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD. HR 1780 Smith, Todd Congratulating Khoan Vu on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1781 Smith, Todd Congratulating Sarah Agee on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1782 Smith, Todd Congratulating Jainy James on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1783 Smith, Todd Congratulating Aimee Lam on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1784 Smith, Todd Congratulating Karen Pavlovich on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1785 Smith, Todd Congratulating Suzanne Eckl on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1786 Smith, Todd Congratulating Mita Lakhia on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1787 Smith, Todd Congratulating Caitlin Burhand on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1788 Smith, Todd Congratulating Brittany Jackson on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1789 Smith, Todd Honoring Mayor Rick Hurt of Bedford for his contributions to city politics. HR 1790 Smith, Todd Honoring Alicia McGlinchey for her service as a member of the Bedford City Council. HR 1791 Smith, Todd Congratulating Lindsay Ice on being named a top 10 graduate of L. D. Bell High School in Hurst. HR 1792 Keffer, Jim Congratulating Dana Vollmer of Granbury on winning a gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, as a member of the women's 800-meter freestyle relay team. HR 1793 Martinez Fischer Commending the Honorable Al Alonso, judge of County Court at Law No. 1 and a Bexar County adult drug court, for his pioneering work in implementing the first certified drug court in the nation. SCR 40 Madla Commending the citizens of Terrell County for their many contributions to Texas and the nation and extending best wishes for a joyous Centennial Celebration. **********MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS********** HR 1433 Menendez In memory of Sarah F. Beers of San Antonio. HR 1607 Dutton In memory of Daisy Lee Tindall of Friendswood. HR 1609 Quintanilla In memory of Enrique Perez of San Elizario. HR 1610 Quintanilla In memory of Kathy Rubio of San Elizario. HR 1614 Woolley In memory of Tenie Mulvey Braniff of Houston. HR 1615 Smith, Todd In memory of Donald R. Tharp of Bedford. HR 1620 Eissler In memory of Lewis Schwartz. HR 1636 Martinez In memory of Alvin M. "Al" Levine of Weslaco. HR 1637 Martinez In memory of Dora Faye Ligon of Weslaco. HR 1653 Solis In memory of U.S. Army Major Horst Gerhard "Gary" Moore of Los Fresnos. HR 1654 Cook, Robby In memory of Michael Ryan Davis of La Grange. HR 1658 Bohac In memory of Joe Clifford Epps of Houston. HR 1660 Dukes In memory of Marc Thomas of Austin and recognizing May 17, 2005, as Marc Thomas Day. HR 1712 Farrar In memory of Natalia Palomo Martinez of Houston. HR 1714 Hilderbran In memory of Helene LeMay Burk of Junction. HR 1718 Callegari In memory of Jerry L. Carswell. HR 1725 Branch In memory of Don Huffer Snell of Dallas. HR 1734 Quintanilla In memory of Irene Trujillo of San Elizario. HR 1736 Quintanilla In memory of Refugio L. Sanchez of Socorro. HR 1739 Leibowitz In memory of Filomeno Escobar of San Antonio. HR 1760 Davis, Yvonne In memory of Arthello Beck, Jr., of Dallas. HR 1762 Bohac In memory of Anthony Paschal Dwight of Houston. HR 1768 Gallego In memory of Rudy F. Rodriguez. HR 1769 Gallego In memory of F. M. "Roe" Miller of Fort Davis. HR 1771 Gallego In memory of Pablo Aguilar of Fort Davis. HR 1772 Gallego In memory of Gunther H. Moller of Alpine. HR 1774 Gattis Commemorating Memorial Day 2005.